- Competitive salary of $126,672
- Darwin or Nhulunbuy Office
- Be part of one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal healthcare
Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation is one of Australia’s largest providers of Aboriginal health care. Our incredible team provides remote health services and support to more than 10,000 people across East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. We empower the Yolngu to take control of their lives and direct their futures – and we need passionate people like you to join our team.
What’s in it for you?
- Competitive salary of $126,672 per annum + Superannuation
- Ability to Salary Package up to $15,900pa plus a further $2,650pa on Meals and Entertainment
- 5 Weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
- 10.5% Superannuation
- Professional development and study leave
- Travel Allowance provided
- Relocation Assistance
What’s the role?
- Support mother’s and family’s psychological and environmental issues, supporting the health and development of family including older children, providing opportunity for discussion, clarification and reinforcement of clinical antenatal care provided by usual antenatal midwifery and preparation for parenting.
- Guided by a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach, support and enable the mother and family to enhance their coping, problem solving skills and ability to mobilize resources.
- Promote, support and modelling positive parent-infant interaction and delivery of a standardized structured child development parent education program.
- This includes modelling and supporting family problem solving skills, supporting families to access family and informal community resources and providing opportunities for families to interact with other local families and the wider community.
Is the role right for you?
- Current practicing nurses’ certificate from The Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Minimum of 5 years remote health experience with a demonstrated understanding of issues pertaining to Aboriginal primary health care and experience working in partnership with vulnerable families including knowledge of the social determinants of Aboriginal health.
- Weekly travel Monday to Friday from Nhulunbuy to Galiwin’ku staying for the working week.
- Current manual driver’s license, current Working with Children clearance (OCHRE Card) and current criminal history check.
What’s it like living in Darwin?
Darwin is a vibrant and multicultural city that is home to more than 100 nationalities, which is evident in its culture and food. Here in The Territory, we enjoy an enviable laidback lifestyle with amazing weather, excellent career opportunities, short commutes, spectacular displays of outback starry skies, and colourful tropical sunsets with friendly and inclusive people. The northern end, including Darwin, has a tropical climate with high humidity and two seasons, the wet (October to April) and dry season (May to September). During the dry season nearly, every day is warm and sunny.
If you are interested in this opportunity, apply now, or contact Megan Dennis on 08 8982 1002 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.Apply Now